By Olga Khvan for Boston Magazine To celebrate Hanukkah this year, windows at eight establishments throughout Boston will be illuminated with installations by local artists—one to represent each night of the Festival of Lights. “8 Nights, 8 Windows” is the city’s first Jewish public art project, organized by the New Center for Arts and Culture […]
Los Angeles-based graphic designer Hillel Smith is creating GIFs to count the Omer, the 49 day cycle between the Passover and Shavuot holidays. Continue to count every night with Hillel as he updates each day at his Tumblr here.
By Lauren Katz for NPR What do you get when you combine a computer science background with Judaica? A 3-D printed kippah. Craig Kaplan, an associate professor in the Computer Graphics Lab at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, rarely leaves the house without his Panama hat in warmer weather. He wanted to design […]
By Talia Lavin NEW YORK (JTA) — Jazz music drifts from speakers down to the cherry wood tables of the West Cafe in Brooklyn as the Israeli artist Nurit Bar-Shai prepares to show examples of her latest work. With deft, freckled hands, she opens a manila envelope and slides three petri dishes across the table. […]
Haggadot.com invites Jewish artists of any medium to share their work in the world’s largest online, collaborative Haggadah. To submit, visit Haggadot.com and create an account. Upload any Passover-related artwork, writings or even audio / video files. Contributors may also include a bio, photo, and links to their personal websites.
A background on the blog art of Mel Alexenberg By Yehudis Barmats/Harris “Art today,” Mel Alexenberg says, “must think Jewish.” When Mel Alexenberg had the image of an angel fly around the world using AT&T satellites and fax machines (AT&T Circumglobal Angel Flight, Oct. 4 and 5 1989) he was celebrating the angel of Rembrandt’s […]
Bay Area artists Ken Goldberg and Gil Gershoni present a contemporary take on the inquisitive impulse with a new media installation at the Contemporary Jewish Museum March 31 through July 31, 2011. web: http://are-we-there-yet.org app: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/are-we-there-yet-exhibit/id423125279?mt=8 twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/doyouloveme facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AreWeThereYetExhibit Videographer and Photographer : Jake Durrett Additional footage : Adam Susaneck
The Six Points Fellowship for Emerging Jewish Artists in Los Angeles is accepting applications! The Fellowship supports nine artists (ages 22-38) working in visual arts, music, performing arts, film, video and animation to develop a new project exploring Jewish themes and ideas. We are excited to launch our first cohort in Los Angeles, based on […]
By Eszter Margit | Tweet The Sota Project by Ofri Cnaani The image of two beautiful Israeli women kissing, the emblem of Ofri Cnaani’s Sota Project, is certainly an attention grabber. But the exhibition that opened yesterday at the Kunsthalle Galapagos has so much more to offer than a LGBT-friendly, feminist sisterhood interpretation of a […]
By SUDINmag | Tweet Cover of Shulayim The publication “Fringes – Jewish Art as an Israeli Periphery” is a continuation of a series of publications published under the auspices of the Leiber Center of Bar-Ilan University. The series focuses on research and documentation of contemporary Jewish art discourse in Israel. The series in general, and […]